There is a wealth of knowledge available at every MECHANEX Show. Industry experts are on hand to give you the latest information on trends, best practice and the latest legislation. All seminars at MECHANEX are free to attend and there is no need to pre-book, just turn up on the day. Come along to see all the latest industry developments, problem solving techniques and new-to-range products that will keep your garages competitive.

2018 SANDOWN PARK, SURREY,

SEMINAR TIMETABLE

TUESDAY 6TH & WEDNESDAY 7TH NOVEMBER

10AM-4PM

MECHANEX SEMINAR THEATRE

Don’t miss the headline technical and business seminars running on both days of the show

10:30

EV & PHEV WITH STEVE CARTER

Keeping up with the pace of change and getting to grips with electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles

11:30

RMIF – EU DIRECTIVE 2014/45

What you need to know

12:15

TALK OF THE TRADE

New for 2018, this ‘open forum’, featuring a panel of industry experts, is aimed at encouraging visitors to join the debate and have their say on a variety of industry topics. Got something to say? Don’t be shy!

1:00

THE IMI – MOT FOCUSED UPDATE

1:45

PRACTICAL DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES WITH JOSH JONES

Vehicle troubleshooting and fault finding in today’s aftermarket

ON-STAND PRESENTATIONS

Running throughout both days of the show

WHAT’S DRIVING THE CHANGES IN LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS?

Castrol’s Technology Manager will be delivering a seminar at 11.30am each morning to give an overview of the latest changes in lubricant specifications and how to select the right oil with confidence.

4T SYSTEM

 Tim Adams will host several technical presentations on a complete engine rig, featuring the recommended ‘4T system’ of Temperature, Torque, Tools and Tension – which helps to eliminate the chances of installation problems. Learn more about 4T on the stand, and take away a free poster!

DISCOVERING BREMBO

Discovering Brembo will take the participants through a picture of Brembo’s world, examining the key aspects of the different product ranges and exploring the evolution and development of the braking system.

TIMING BELT DRIVE SYSTEMS

Best practise timing and auxiliary belt replacement with Dayco’s UK Technical Manager, Glen Goldstone

BATTERY MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW

Rotronics will be giving you the chance to find out more about how its range of products and services are improving vehicle reliability and workshop maintenance across the automotive industry. The company will be discussing battery facts and figures, incorporating pro-active approaches to smarter battery maintenance, and how to get the most out of your batteries

ON-STAND DEMONSTRATIONS

Running throughout both days of the show

CASTROL ELECTRONIC VEHICLE HEALTH CHECK

Visit The Race Group (Castrol Lubricants) stand each day at 2pm onwards for a full demonstration of the EVHC offering. All attendees will receive free Castrol branded overalls.

LAUNCH

The Launch team of experts will be carrying out product demonstrations on the stand, including highlighting the acclaimed X431 range of professional diagnostics and the CRP range.

INTRODUCTION TO TECHMAN

Online demonstration of the features and benefits of TechMan

ABSOLUTE ALIGNMENT

The company will be running live demonstrations of its 3D wheel aligner. Learn from the experts the profit potential of four wheel alignment in your workshop.

BUTTS OF BAWTRY

Demonstrations of its spring compressors and wheel alignment machines

KNIPEX

Demonstrations of a selection of tools within its product range